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25+ DIY School (or friend) Valentine Ideas

Sometimes, once in a while, kind of often……….okay, MOST OF THE TIME, I procrastinate.  And most of the time, means, not EVERY time (there is some hope deep down inside…) but it’s a dirty rotten habit of mine that I’m truly working on.  Dentist appointments and play dates included! :)

 

Soooooo…..Valentine’s Day is coming up.  And for some reason, I have so much fun making Valentine’s with the kids.  Yeah, we have bought the character ones from the store….and those are totally fun and clever too.  But, there’s just something a little more fun and heart-warming about making your own.  Elli and Connor are both in school and I know they’d love to cut/paste/color their own.  It just draws out the excitement of it all.

 

Anyway, THIS YEAR, I’m going to start sooner.  Like, this weekend.  Or maybe early next week…..unless that falls through, then we can do them next weekend.  Or, well, there’s always the week after.  Ack!!  See?!!  It’s a dirty rotten habit, I tell ya!  I’m going to help them put some together before next week is over.  Period.

 

So, I have been browsing some super clever and adorable ideas from around the web.  Wanna see some of my favorites?  Maybe you want to get a good head start with me…….don’t fall into the procrastination trap.  It’s ugly! :)

 

 

 

Let me know if you find some others!

-Ashley

 

 

 

Valentine Face Cards by Living Locurto

 

 

“Orange You Glad” Valentine’s by Crafting in the Rain

 

 

Parachute Valentines by Paging SuperMom

 

 

Paper Heart Pouches by In My Own Style

 

 

Tic Tac Valentines by Somewhat Simple

 

 

You Are Really Sharp by The Crafting Chicks

 

 

Blow Me A Kiss by The Frugal Girls

 

 

“Frozen” Olaf Valentine’s by One Creative Mommy

 

 

Blow Up My Heart by Smart School House

 

 

Frog Valentine by The Crafting Chicks

 

 

Valentine Pencils by Simply J Studio

 

 

Time To Be My Valentine by The Crafting Chicks

 

 

Love Bug Valentine by Dandee

 

 

Stitched Heart Bookmarks by Thirty Handmade Days

 

 

Super Heroes by Little Bit Funky

 

 

Fish Valentine by I Heart Naptime

 

 

Mustache and Lip Suckers by The Crafting Chicks

 

 

Monkey and Lion by Fiskars

 

 

Bubble Valentine by Armelle

 

 

Bouncy Ball Valentine by Paging SuperMom

 

 

“Whistling” Valentine by U Create

 

 

Tic Tac Toe by Shim and Sons

 

 

Wand Valentine by U Create

 

 

Glow Stick Valentines by Delia Creates

 

 

 

You Rock by Fiskars

 

 

Candy Filled Valentines by The 36th Avenue

 

 

Favorite Fish in the Sea by The Crafting Chicks

 

 

You Light Up My Life by eighteen25

 

 

Super Cute!  All of them. :)

 

-Ashley

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Ashley Johnston

Owner at Make It & Love It
Ashley Johnston is a professional DIY costume maker, sewist, crafter, and owner of Make It & Love It. She is a mom of 5 and a wife to a very patient (with my craft clutter) husband. In case you’re wondering, she always chooses crafting/sewing/designing over mopping/dusting/wiping base boards……but bathrooms/laundry/full bellies are always attended to. Whew!
25+ diy school (or friend) valentine ideas
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Comments

  1. Taya says:

    I love these!! I love to make my kids Valentines. Here are the ones I made this year (Tutorial included!)…
    https://eatpraycreate.com/2014/02/valentines-day-cards-for-kids.html
    Thanks for sharing all the adorable ideas!!

  2. Nicole says:

    These are all so cute! I love the wand ones! Even in college, we are still doing Valentines and I think that one would be a hit! Thanks for all the great ideas!

  3. Angela says:

    What great ideas. I think the pencil one is my favorite!

  4. Stacey says:

    There’s a perfect one for the frog lover in my house! Thanks!

  5. Briana (Briana Snyder Photography) says:

    These are so darling, thanks for sharing! My friend Bley of Bibliosophy just posted a super-cute color-in Valentine on her blog:

    https://bibliosophybooks.typepad.com/bibliosophy-art-craft-and-home/2014/01/free-printable-valentines.html

    They are so cute :).

  6. Julie says:

    I cant say which idea I love the most!
    Great! Thank you!

  7. Jenny says:

    I was just thinking about what I should do for all my friends :) Thank you for the ideas

  8. Steph @ Crafting in the Rain says:

    Ashley–thanks for including my Orange Valentines! Great collection :)

  9. RaD says:

    Wow! Great ideas! We did these one time:

    https://spoonful.com/crafts/crayon-hearts

  10. Kiran says:

    Lindsay at Makely School for Girls (makelyhome.com) has some cute ones this year as well as from last year. She even includes free printables!

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